Join TSR now for chat about life, relationships, fashion and more…Sign up now

Nervous to apply Watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Hi,

    I need to get a retail job soon but what's holding me back is the anxiety. The thought of how I will behave around new people. More importantly INTERVIEWS! I just don't know how to you know… not be afraid. I just lack in confidence. I applied for a job once and got rejected and I feel as that has lowered my self-esteem. Any advice would be nice.

    I wanted to apply for Tesco, any heads up about the interviews? Work life?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by change06)
    Hi,

    I need to get a retail job soon but what's holding me back is the anxiety. The thought of how I will behave around new people. More importantly INTERVIEWS! I just don't know how to you know… not be afraid. I just lack in confidence. I applied for a job once and got rejected and I feel as that has lowered my self-esteem. Any advice would be nice.

    I wanted to apply for Tesco, any heads up about the interviews? Work life?
    I know exactly what you mean, I get terrible anxiety in an interview situation, to the extent where my sentences are incoherent. I find if you prepare for enough, ie practice answers. And saying those answers out loud, or record yourself whilst giving these answers, helps immensely.
    I would recommend having one of your mates give you a practice interview, the kind of mate you would feel embarrassed giving your pre-prepared answers to. It kind of simulated the anxiety you'd feel during an actual interview, and with enough practice, you get over the interview anxiety.
 
 
 
Poll
Still A Remainer Or A Brexiteer?
Useful resources
Bizarre things students have spent their loans onThings you should budget for at uni

Sponsored features:

Making money from your own website

Need some cash?

How to make money running your own website.

Bianca Miller, runner-up on The Apprentice

Handle your digital footprint

What would an employer find out about you on Google? Find out how to take control.

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.